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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Barnard
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Your GP can help: Check that your OCP contains cyproterone acetate - this specific type of progesterone blocks the effect of male hormone on your skin - a problem with ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
18 years experience Dermatology
Not recommended.: Differin (adapalene) is a topical retinoid medication similar to vitamin a. It is helpful in nearly all cases of acne. If you are using salicylic ac ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Maybe: The salicylic acid is not neutralized as you do with glycolic acid. The absorption is fast and it crystalizes quickly. The addition of differin (adapa ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
31 years experience Pediatrics
Use soap: i don't think there is a contraindication, but could irritate your face. I'd use soap and water, but that would be something to ask your physician.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: This depends on the severity of the scars/marks. It is a good regimen for preventing new acne scars, but ones that are already present pose a differen ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Barnard
Specializes in
Ask your doctor: You have not mentioned your condition or the severity thereof. The prescribing doctor who has examined you, has a good reason why he/she prescribed m ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Retin a (tretinoin) if moderate: If you have very mild acne then salicylic acid may be adequate. For more moderate or any cystic component of acne, retina a is "stronger" and will be ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
That would occur: First stop the Retin A There is really no curtailing the peel at this point possibly a hydrocort cream would give some comfort. Its important to speak ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
SALICYLIC CLOBETASOL : SALICYLIC ACID IN CLOBETASOL OINTMENT IS PRESCRIBED OFTEN FOR PSORIASIS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: Applying an irritant to a mole is not a good idea. If you wish to get rid of the mole, it should be removed surgically and the tissue submitted to a p ... Read More
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